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Feb 3, 2013 11:30am EST
secretary of defense. it is you, jim baker, donald rumsfeld, dick cheney, you're on this mount rushmore of guys that have held every office other than the president. >> it's been a hell of a ride. i really enjoyed it. in many ways. you know, it's kind of the son of italian immigrants i've kind of lived the american dream, which is i've gotten a lot of opportunities to serve the country. and i've been able to do some great things. i really, you know, in the end i used to ask my father why as an immigrant he came to the united states. he said because we wanted to make sure our children had a better life. i hope that that's my legacy that in some way in all those jobs i gave our children a better life. >> i want to ask you a little about all of it, but i want to start with we've now had back-to-back secretary of defense that did a stint as head of the cia. how important was that stint? having that experience at the cia, how does -- how are future secretary of defenses -- what are they missing by not knowing how the cia works? >> well, it gave me -- there's no question it gave both bob gate
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
-fashioned grilling on his nomination for secretary of defense. one topic sure to come up is israel, which just launched an air strike in syria that u.s. officials say targeted a convoy of russian-made weapons that were headed for lebanon. now russia, the arab league, and hezbollah are all condemning the action. >>> and the new chairman of the senate foreign relations committee pays back $60,000 to a donor for airplane rides. and that donor is under investigation by the fbi. much more on a stranger sorry surrounding senator bob menen z menendez. good morning from washington. it's thursday, january 31st, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. now less than 30 minutes away from the start of chuck hagel's confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense. we'll take you there live for his opening statement, along with what's expected to be some tough questioning from some big-name republicans. let's get right to my first read of the morning. let's start with the hagel confirmation grilling. could be the most contentious nomination hear of the president's second term and
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
event the gunshot wounds and the wounds to the neck would have had to have come after the defensive wounds of the hands. >> certainly if she is going to claim self-defense she is going to have to get up on the stand and she is going to have to testify and justify each and every wound and why. >> what really happened in there? >> in a nut shell, two people took travis' life. two monsters. >> you did not shoot travis? >> i have never even shot a real gun. >> you did not stab him 27 times. >> that is heinou is s. >> or lit his throat from ear to ear? >> i can't imagine slitting any one's throat. >> if i was going to ever try to kill obama i would use gloves. i've got plenty of them. >> she listened to his voice mail for 16 minutes after the killing. apparently that is how she knew he was going off to mexico with another woman. >> is it your belief that she would have con fided in you you with certain things? >> yes. >> she con fided about the relationship? >> yes. >> but never con fided that she killed him, did she? >> no. >> i don't have anything else. >> greta: june 24, 2008, travis
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
assistant secretary of defense under ronald regan and one of the most decorated veterans of vietnam. united states senator. celebrated author. lawyer. and i thought he made a pretty strong, persuasive case. so did many of us. >> let's turn to cybersecurity. i was pleased that you mentioned cyber security in your initial remarks. they have moved expand its cyber security efforts. i have to talk about colorado. the air force academy is well positioned to train those. would you talk a little more on your take on cyber security and what sort of resources we need. >> i've been to those facilities in colorado a few times and don't know as much about them as you do, but i am familiar with them. they are essential to our national security. cyber, i believe represents as big a threat to the security of this country as any one specific threat. for all the reasons this committee understands. it's an insidious quiet, kind of a threat that we have never quite seen before. it can paralyze a nation in a second. not just a power grid or banking system. but it can knock out satellites. it can take d
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 9:00pm EST
lawyer. a criminal defense lawyer. the michigan detectives and the pennsylvania state police arrested him at his workplace, the comic bookstore. as he was led away after a later court appearance he loudly proclaimed that police had nabbed the wrong man. >> there's no way. no, i didn't do this. >> the cold case had turned red hot. michael george was returning to michigan and would stand trial for the first-degree murder of his wife. a case prosecutors knew would be hard to prove in the age of csi and show-me forensic evidence, that's because there was none. so it would come down to a single witness and his recollection of a solitary phone call he said he made on a friday the 13, 1990. >> coming up, a twist in court few would have predicted. >> initially, never crossed the line. after five hours you start to worry. >> when "the comic book murder volume 2" continues. that i just love to do every single day. ♪ it's the way i've made my living for over 30 years. ♪ every time we leave the dock, it's an adventure. the one thing people might not realize when they're going into mcdonald's
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm EST
defense, we will be talking about how defense cutbacks are hurting individual jobs in individual sectors and does this affect defense spending directly? >> this moves the debt ceiling fight the back. now march 1, automatic spending cuts and defense and other programs begin to hit and government spending on march 27. next up, defense spending will be a topic of conversation in d.c. and congress. david: rich edson, thank you from d.c. liz: the chief strategist in the pits of the cme. right now i would love to sit here and talk about the trading action for today. the last day of january, it all @ooks very nice. it looks pretty good for january. here comes the january jobs report, is that what people are looking at? >> absolutely. the whole week has been pointed for tomorrow. lots of consumer confidence, lousy gdp, lots of bad numbers. everybody is pointing for this number tomorrow. if it doesn't beat significantly, think we're in for a little bit of solid pressure. looking for 195, expecting 215. if we are not north of 215, the market might rally a little bit and then sell off. now priced f
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 1:00am EST
defensible? >> i think that it's all negotiable. the quartet principles of 2006, which president bush laid down in the two-state solution, all of those issues have to be resolved. land for peace, trading land, all of those are final status issues that are key to the future of israel or before israel can agree to anything. >> so you're saying you might describe a resolution of this crisis involving withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders as perhaps one among several tenable solutions? >> as part of what has been talked about and defined, as i said the main the 2006 quartet principles and u.s. resolutions -- u.n. resolutions that that is part of a final status set of issues that have to be resolved. the united states, no other country can impose that on israel. that is a negotiable issue. but it has been out there. that remains to be dealt with in negotiations. >> is it one that you think the united states should encourage? >> i would encourage peace and a secure, safe israel. that is what i think most of this would want to see. >> ok. in 2009, you made a statement suggesting that u.s. ground tro
RT
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm EST
hagel is going on the defense on capitol hill today as one congress member after another take shots at his readiness to lead the defense department a look at this war of words coming up. thursday january thirty first i'm liz wall here in washington d.c. and you're watching r t we begin today taking a look at whistleblowers in america former cia agent john kiriakou was sentenced to thirty months in prison just a few days ago he struck a plea deal and admitted to revealing the identity of a covert officer to a reporter he was originally charged with violating the espionage act kiriakou was the first cia official to publicly confirm the use of waterboarding and other tactics he describes as torture under the bush administration but his supporters believe he's being unfairly targeted and punished for blowing the whistle on this government practice john kiriakou himself joins us now in one of his. final interviews before he goes to print that along with javelin radicals is attorney really appreciate you both being here today no time is for me is of the essence for you want to start off by a
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
uphill battle to become the nation's defense secretary. the vietnam vet will testify before the senate armed services committee in just about 30 minutes. he won't have an easy time of it. critics painted hagel as anti-israel, homophobic and way too weak on iran. there have been even anti-hagel ads paid for by anonymous donors. >> while president obama says all options are on the table for preventing a nuclear iran, hagel says military action is not a viable, feasible, responsible option. >> chris lawrence is at the pentagon and chris hagel was also accused of wanting to gut the defense department so what kind of day do you think is on tap for him? >> carol, it's likely to be a pretty rough one. with avenue got word from insiders haguele is going to testify that the militant group hezbollah is a terrorist organization and that military options are on the table for iran. it's not earth-shattering, except when you compare it to what he's already said. chuck hagel's past is about to come roaring back at him. >> good morning, guys, how are you. >> reporter: how he's voted, what he sa
PBS
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
the next secretary of defense. >> when he takes office, the first challenge he has is he'll be in the middle of the sequester fight meaning an automatic across-the-board cut for the defense budget and every other federal budget that is supposed to happen march 1. >> ifill: and we look at the big money groups supporting and attacking hagel's nomination. >> woodruff: we have two takes on the war in mali, an on-the- ground report from the newly liberated town of gao... >> ifill: ...and an update on the destruction of ancient manuscripts in the fabled city of timbuktu. >> woodruff: and we close with the story of a soldier who underwent a successful rare double arm transplant, after losing all of his limbs in the iraq war. >> i hated not having arms. i was all right with not having legs. not having arms takes so much away from you out of even your personality. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> viking river cruises. >> bnsf railway. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that al
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
nomination of former senator chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. before i begin, i want to first welcome senator inhofe as the new ranking republican on our committee, succeeding senator mccain. senator mccain has been a great partner over the past six years, and i thank him for all the work he has done to get bills enacted, his leadership on a host of issues, his support for the work of this committee, and for always keeping our hearings likely. -- lively. senator inhofe has shown his strong commitment to the national defense over his 20 years on this committee. and i know that we are going to work well together and continue the bipartisan tradition of the committee. we are also pleased to welcome the eight senators who are joining the committee this year, both of those who are new to the senate and those who are new to our committee. senators donnelly, hirono, kaine, and king on the democratic side, and senators blunt, cruz, fischer, and lee on the republican side. you will all find that this is a wonderful committee where we work across party lines to support our troops and their fami
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am EST
private. >> and there is the debate that goes on occasionally, e.j., when we see confirmation of defense secretary, whether or not combat experience makes you better at this. he is obviously a decorated vietnam veteran. but i'm wondering how that will inform how he answers these questions today and what kind of defense secretary he would be. >> first of all, i want to say something. his views aren't extreme and chuck schumer would not endorse somebody, his views on foreign policy are middle of the road. he wouldn't endorse somebody who was extreme. i think his vietnam experience is important. it's been noted and it's important that you now have at state john kerry and you would have at defense chuck hagel, two veterans of vietnam who look back and say we are ib clind to be very cautious before we commit american lives to any kind of foreign intervention. we want to be able to tell the troops. and hagel has characterized himself as an old sergeant, wants to tell the truth, so we need to make this fight. i think the good thing this hearing if it went there instead of just kind of particula
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
confirmed as secretary of defense. earlier this weekend, i sat down for a rare joint interview with the top military leadership the outgoing secretary f defense leon panetta and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff general martin dempsey. >>> secretary panetta, welcome back to "meet the press." general dempsey, welcome. let me start with the man that is poised to take your place. he underwent on thursday a pretty tough round of questioning. he seemed to struggle with a lot of the answers. of course this is chuck hagel, the former republican senator from nebraska. look at some of his answers. >> i should have used another term, and i'm sorry. i would like to go back and change the words and the meaning. the bigger point is, what i was saying, i think -- what i meant to say, should have said, is recognizable. it's been recognized, is recognized. well, i said it. and i don't remember the context or when i said it. well, i said what i said. i said many, many things over many years. that's what i should have said. and thank you. >> secretary panetta, many of those answers did not satisfy a
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
no consistency in our policy decisions. in thegovernment's roleçxyxyx industry >> defense secretary chat -- defense secretary nominee, chuck hagel responded to questions concerning past statements on israel, iran, and nuclear weapons. this portion of the hearing is three hours. cable satellite corp. 2013] >> good morning, everybody. the committee meets today to consider the nomination of former senator chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. before i begin, i want to first welcome senator inhofe as the new ranking republican on our committee, succeeding senator mccain. senator mccain has been a great partner over the past six years, and i thank him for all the work he has done to get bills enacted, his leadership on a host of issues, his support for the work of this committee, and for always keeping our hearings likely. -- lively. senator inhofe has shown his strong commitment to the national defense over his 20 years on this committee. and i know that we are going to work well together and continue the bipartisan tradition of the committee. we are also pleased to welcome the eight
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
like. hurricane sandy did, the republicans or lower defense spending but the fact is numbers are what they are. the economy is contracting. layoffs are at far too high a level. if you dig into today's report, in december the holiday period our spending in america went up only .2%. a deteriorating economy, bill. bill: that is paltry. the gdp number, help me understand because they explain the drop-off with cuts to defense spending, right? if that is the case, is it only federal spending that is keeping us going in any direction? >> hold on a second. there is always an excuse. over the past four years whenever the economy has turned sour there has been an excuse. the japanese tsunami. the egyptian arab spring, the europeans, trouble in japan, the republicans, the downgrade, hurricane sandy. drop-off in defense spending. there is always an excuse. the fact is, we have never achieved a robust expansion since the end of the recession. now this latest go round yesterday when the economy showed to be contracting it was blamed on lower defense spending. it was blamed on the hurricane sandy. b
RT
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
government forces. as the u.s. senate prepares to decide on whether chuck hagel will become the new defense secretary will go why it could be the most controversial pentagon chief in recent years. and this five promises to ease the burden the british government raises twice as many taxes as the cuts as a new study reveals how the public continue to bear the brunt of what seen as poor crisis handling. it is eight am in the russian capital you watching r.t. was me marina joshie welcome to the program. as french and malian forces make more gains in the battle against islamist rebels in the african country concerns are growing over how the conflict is being fought human rights groups an independent activists are raising the alarm over the information walk out on the number of civilian casualties during the french led intervention and the western backed mali and troops are now being increasingly accused of atrocities as a local reporter. told r.t. . as we continue moving north we find reports of extrajudicial killings and evidence of war crimes that we have heard of the murder of a few citizens
RT
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
bases military tribunals and while the defense lawyers demand transparency on cia secret jails the probe into one of them based in poland drags on. it's two pm here in moscow this is coming to live with me and you so now we're good to have you with us our top story this hour the u.s. senate has overwhelmingly approved president obama's nomination of john kerry as the next secretary of state the sixty nine year old democrat will succeed hillary clinton taking over washington's diplomacy him a deepening turmoil in the mideast raging conflicts in africa and complicated relations with russia are going to change a can looks at kerry's past foreign policy decisions and what it might signal about the future. the evolution of john kerry's views has been quite remarkable so remarkable that it's hard to pin where exactly he standing on a number of issues he built his career on the reputation of a name to war advocate a vietnam veteran himself he was very vocal as a spokesman of the vietnam veterans against the war back in the seventies then in the eighty's he challenge to the reagan administ
CBS
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
>>> welcome o to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. a leading house republican offers his take to avoid sequestration and the outlook for military spending and military reform. but first, an exclusive interview with deputy defense secretary ash carter a week after the pentagon issued guidance to propair for as much as $50 billion in automatic cuts this year unless congress approving the deficit reduction package and new spending measures by april. hiring has been frozen and travel and training reduced and civilian worker furloughs and may follow. the guidelines came days before lawmakers edged toward a compromise to avert the so- called fiscal cliff. house republicans agreeing to suspend the debt ceiling in exchange for senate democrats agreeing to pass a budget. all this comes as deputy -- as defense secretary leon panetta prepares to retire and former nebraska senator chuck hagel awaits senate confirmation to take his place. carter served for more than two years as the defense acquisition chief where he drove acquisition logistics and efficiency reforms becoming depu
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm PST
taking plenty of heat within his own party. >> he wants to become the next secretary of defense. >> gear up for a gold old fashioned grills. ji want to know if you were right or wrong. >> will you please answer the question. >> if you would like me to explain. >> i would actually like an answer. >> i want the truth. you can't handle the truth. >> haegle faces questions from the panel. >> balance the budget and also the issue of sexual asouth in the military. >> now estimated at 19,000 a ye year. >> they want to create the fear. >> a woman trying to defend her childr children. wom women he needed to defend themselves. >> they want to create the fear. >> trying to inject fear where a mother runs out of bullets. >> six bullets may not be enough. it is all fear basebased. >> at the senate hearing today for chuck haegle for secretary of defense. most senators thought this was the big question. >> troubleing statements that he has made about israel. >> refused to sign the letter supporting israel. >> israel our relationship with israel. >> do you think the nation of israel has committ
PBS
Feb 2, 2013 12:30pm PST
the labor market. also, the cut back in department of defense outlays, is likely to fuel concerns about the size of a slow down and the full economic fallout of the large quote unquote sequester cuts scheduled for a month from now, the start of march. the president's press secretary said this about the sequester. quote, across-the-board cuts to education, to research and development, would have repeat, would have, damaging effects on our economy and our long-term economic prospects. unquote. a growing number of analysts believe the political will to stop the sequester is lacking. it will take effect, at least temporarily, they believe, and that will pose a further the f of this year. question. the fed is saying that the fourth quarter contraction october, november, december of 2012 was due chiefly to quote unquote transitory factors. is this true? or is the recovery stalling out pat buchanan? >> i think basically it is true, john. the u.s. economy is out of the intensive care it was in, in 2007-2008 but it has been walking the hospital halls ever since. the growth has been growing
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
helps their case. >> the defense rests in the john leopold trial. when a verdict could be reached in the case. >> the ravens could be world champs at this time next week. >>> first, we were slipping and sliding. will tomorrow's commute be any better. let's take a lack at maryland's most accurate forecast. >> how about a different set of headaches. we'll have a somewhat challenging commute due to fog and not winter weather. right now we see a few light scattered showers. lower eastern shore reaching across from calvert county. here we go, clouds held tough. we were in for another gray dreary day. temperatures at the moment across central maryland just above freezing, which is good. upper 30s to mid-30s. as a result we're not worried about icy conditions, not to say if untreated spots stayed icy in corner areas you could have snow or ice sitting there but that will continue to melt. tonight i don't think we get down below freezing. milder air trying to get. it will be a chilly start but much mild ore -- milder. >>> the defense rested in the john leopold trial. we could get a verdict
RT
Jan 31, 2013 11:00am EST
complicating what once there is an already bloated texas to. and obama's pick for defense secretary goes before the surge as confirmation hearing starts with local protests already coming from the israeli lobby. is eight pm here in moscow you live with us on our t.v. with me to bomb would say it's good to have you company syria says it may take action against israel after its flying to just reportedly violated to syria's sovan team and bombed a military research complex close to damascus meanwhile diplomats in syria are friendly iran says that the attacks whole significant implications for israel artie's policy is in tel aviv with more details. now we are hearing from syria that israel did launch a military strike inside their country israel has not commented neither confirming nor denying these reports the syrian ambassador to lebanon did say that it was not clear when ever tell you what happened and that it was up to the powers that be to decide on such decisive action but he did say that it was an option and that it was and would be a surprise now the iranian deputy foreign minister h
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 11:00am EST
confirmed as defense secretary the republican taking questions from his former colleagues on the senate armed services committee. many in his own party criticizing him ever sips his nomination was announced saying is not sufficiently pro-israel and he needs to be. he is criticized for his quotes on the jewish lobby and gay rights. no matter what he said in the past his world view has stayed the same. >> my overall world view has never changed. that america has and must maintain the strongest military in the world. that we must lead in the international community, to confront threats and challenges together. and take advantage of opportunities together. that we must use all our tools of american power to protect our citizens and our interests. jon: let's talk about the hearings with chris wallace, the ainge core of -- anchor of "fox news sunday" who joins us now. we heard substantial opposition to the hagel nomination primarily from the republican side. is there really a possibility he would not be concerned? >> yeah, there is a possibility. if he steps in it in this hearing and says som
ABC
Feb 3, 2013 9:30am EST
area and national e economy. we f found out the gdp shrank due to cuts in defense spending just as reports came out congress is no closer to deal to avoid sequestration cu. we saw the number of jobs created is not grong fast enouough. more peoplple are filing fo unemployment.. herere to discuss this are twtwo of our favavorite contributors, j josh boaknd sahil kapur. welcome. there are plenty of ways to see a bright side in the economy. there are plenty of ways where people are worried as well. we have some breaking news on friday that the district financial officer is resesigni after last year he agreed to another fi-year term. what do you make of that? >> most voters saw him as the one official they y did not want toto see leave the governmt. >>>> you are rightht. many a are noot popular right now. >> this is s a prty good one with the d.c. government having the surprplus. >> foror all the praise for him ovover the yea that he has taken on the job of fixingg d.c. nances, there were some cocontrorsies that the e city cocil were looking into. what is your take on his resignationon?
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 8:30am PST
and serving the same community with the same type much programs . take the defense department. you know we had and you just talked about programs that were a few million dollars. defense department had cost over runs of 350 billion dollars in 2008 programs. costing out a aircraft for 11 billion. the confidence we had in the defense department that that was the right price. but my point is, we sold it to congress and we have cost overruns. >> i am going to let tracey jump in here. defense department keeps us safe. i am not sure. >> i am up night wor're worries about the jordan hooka. what bothers me most is the denial part of it all is well and why need a versionful alcoholics anonymous. hast halfful them don't believe we have a problem. >> one . outrage is a u.s. senator centered on the senate floor and calm would fox out for saying we make it up. >> government has never been able to control itself. there is no profit motive with the government and no incentive for efficienciy. since the end much world war ii presidents and congresses have had federal spending 18 and 21 percent of
RT
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm EST
we're talking about hunting or for self defense. you know there's a ton of people whose lives were saved just like this guy in the wheelchair the other day had a home intruder he was able to fend them off because he had to get all that stuff this is are the guns in the home are more having a gun in the home is more likely to be used against somebody in the home than it is against it in a trooper number one number two i agree with you you don't have to own a gun already i think that i don't know a little bit to stick there but i feel that's not the point but it doesn't matter if the c.d.c. says with what the body let's then let's you agree with your studies on a common sense research which includes deaths would you would you agree with me on a common sense impression as recently says the reason why we register cars require liability for car insurance cars for cars and car owners and car drivers and license car drivers is because they're capable of killing people why is it a public group and capable of killing people and why is it that hey it was one hundred twenty five one hundred t
RT
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm EST
israel deployed its i am during defense in the south the system to its border with syria nectars of a growing concern that they could be some kind of use of chemical weapons as i mentioned earlier we have no comment yet from tel aviv there also has been no comment from washington moscow has said if indeed these reports are accurate that these raids did strike inside the syrian territory it is a gross violation of the united nations charter the arab league for its side has slammed is role for these alleged strikes. saying that they are a flagrant act of aggression and a glaring violation of syria's sovereignty. for more twenty four seven updates on the reported israeli bombing as well as opinions from inside the middle east check out paula as a twitter feed and one of the latest trends are she citing the hebrew press which says a syrian rebel group has actually claimed responsibility for the attack on the military research center near damascus. road to talk more on the air strikes in syria i'm joined a live out by dr abraham illusion political analyst a professor at the. university in
CBS
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am EST
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PBS
Feb 3, 2013 12:30pm PST
. >> thursday was not a good day for chuck hagel, president obama's tourist to be his next defense secretary. his old friend and fellow vietnam veteran john mccain jump all over hagel for opposing the surge in iraq. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said the search would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? correct or incorrect? yes or no? are you going tonswer the queson, nator hage the question is, were you right or wrong? i would like to answer whether you were right or wrong. and you are fe to elaborate. >> i am not going to give you a yes or no answer -- >> let the record show that you refuse to answer the question. >> he finally gave the answer he wanted to give. >> i saw the suffering and consequences of a war. i did second think the srch. would this bwortthe crife? we lost almost 1200 dead americans during that period was it required, necessary? >> how much of that exchange was political, how much was personal, and how much was related to our defense policy, mark? >> 92, 11, 13. [laughter] a lot of it was personal. one could no
RT
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am EST
already bloated tax system. and obama's pick for defense secretary goes before the senate as a confirmation hearing starts with vocal protest already coming from the israeli lobby. it's seven pm here in moscow this is our chief coming to you live on the sonali with our top story this hour and syria says it may take action against israel after its fighter jets reportedly violated syria's sovereignty and bombs a military research complex close to damascus meanwhile diplomats in syria from the wrong say that the attack hold significant implications for israel paul the slayer is in tel aviv with details. we are hearing from syria that israel did launch a military strike inside that country israel has not commented neither confirming nor denying these reports the syrian ambassador to lebanon did say that it was not clear when ever tell you would happen and that it was up to the powers that be to decide on such decisive action but he did say that it was an option and that it was and would be a surprise now the iranian foreign minister has also stated that this israeli attack has seri
NBC
Feb 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
and killed hannah. they faced off against what the papers were calling a million dollar defense dream team hired by denny's father. the lead defense attorney was day of the chessnah. the girl's mother was called to the stand. >> those were her favorite pants. >> it all came down to the contents of the trash bag found beneath the window. of all of the dna tests run on hannah hannah's clothing spotted with blood only one came back to denny, a small semen stain on the the underwear. >> they're kids. they're fooling around. that doesn't mean he raped her. >> the case went to the jury and in the midst of deliberations came a stunning turn. the judge, quite unexpectedly walked into the jury room and declared a mistrial. she said she took that drastic measure because she was getting a report that one of the jurors was talking about a lie detector test not in evidence. a lie detector test brad oborn, hannah's boyfriend had taken and passed. that, said the judge, was jury misconduct. >> the court finds that the jury is unable to fulfill the obligations required by law. >> the prosecution
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. >> sean: president obama's pick for next secretary of defense, chuck hagel came under heavy fire during his hearings before the senate armed services committee. they held his feet to the fire and they asked him tough questions about his past controversial comments including anti-semitic positions. watch this. >> he said the jewish lobby, a lot of people i'm a united states senator. this pressure makes us do dumb things at times. you said the jewish lobby should not have been used and some other term. name one person in your opinion who is intimidated by the israel lobby in the united states senate. >> well, first. >> name one. >> i don't know. >> why would you say it? >> i didn't have in mind a specific person. >> do you agree that is a provocative statement that i can't think of a more provocative thing to say about the relationship between the united states and israel and the senate and congress in which you said. >> in a speech on the floor of the senate you referred to israel's military campaign against the terrorist group member's as a, quote, sickening slaughter. i would su
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seeks to become the next secretary of defense. >> i believe, and i always have believed, that america must engage in the world, not retreat from the world but engage from the world. my record is consistent on 0 these points. >> even after meetings with dozens of senators over the last few weeks, hagel still fielded a volley of questions from members of the senate armed services committee. >> my time will expire, others are going to ask as to why you did this. i was asking for the accuracy. if you don't want to answer that, that's fine. >> i just said i did vote against it and i was going to explain why i voted against it. >> and they'll be asking you for your explanation. i want to get to three other 0 things and that's why it's critical we keeping moving along here. >> today's hearing comes after a neocon campaign on the airwaves against hagel's nomination and after a vigorous defense of the president's cabinet choices from vice president joe biden. >> to suggest that two war heroes, a bronze star, a purple heart, silver star, taking over both the state department and defense
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defense. before i begin, i want to first will come senator inhofe as the new ranking republican on our committee, succeeding senator mccain. senator mccain has been a great partner over the past six years, and i thank him for all the work he has done to get bills enacted, his leadership on a host of issues, his support for the work of this committee, and for always keeping our hearings likely. senator inhofe has shown his strong commitment to the national defense over his 20 years on this committee. and i know that we are going to work well together and continue the bipartisan tradition of the committee. we are also pleased to welcome the eight senators who are joining the committee this year, both of those who are new to the senate and those who are new to our committee. senators donnelly, hirano, kaine, and king on the democratic side, and senators blunt, cruz, fischer, and lee on the republican side. you will all find that this is a wonderful committee where we work across party lines to support our troops and their families, and their national defense mission. i would also like
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back in 2000. this is the same chuck hagel who is president obama's nominee for defense secretary now and who john mccain spent the day today vilifying and attacking as manifestly unqualified for that job. back in the day john mccain not only was kind of best buddies with chuck hagel, but he specifically said that he thought chuck hagel would make an awesome defense secretary someday. >> as far as secretary of defense is concerned, there's a lot of people that could do that. one of them i think is senator chuck hagel. >> john mccain and chuck hagel were so close that in 2000, when john mccain realized that he was not going to get the presidential nomination, when john mccain decided he had to give up that bitterly fought nomination battle, the person his campaign put out to speak to the press the day he made his decision to withdraw was his dear friend, old chuck. >> two aides tell nbc news that the arizona senator will announce a suspension of his quest for the white house. back in arizona after his crushing defeat on super tuesday mccain called supporters to thank them. >> we're
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the road and your defense-- which was suspect the whole year-- allows 14 points a a game in those three games then you start to say, you know, there's something going on here. and you start to look at them and say this is really not the ravens team that they appeared to be in december. but then 49ers come in and they've got this young stallion of a quarter back who runs as well as he throws and how about this? he runs for 181 yards in one playoff game against green bay then in the next playoff game he only runs one time on purpose for minus two yards. and so -- and he beats the atlanta falcons in the championship game with his arms, not his legs. so you're the ravens and you say what are we going to see kaepernick the runner? kaepernick the passer? some sort of hybrid guy who who's between? that's why there's so many interesting storylines in this game revolving not just around the people but the strategy. >> rose: there's also the story of both quarter backs, not only caber nick but flacco. >> rose: >> joe flacco is an amazing story from the standpoint that no one has ever called
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they talked a lot about past quotes. but what about what a secretary of defense is confronting today. what about the war in afghanistan? what about the war on terrorism? what about the budgety is quester and what impact it will have on readiness? what about middle east turmoil? what about cyber attacks? all of the issues that confront a secretary of defense, frankly, those were -- we just did not see enough time spent on discussing those issues. and in the end, that's what counts. >> you're fully confident chuck hagel is prepared to take your place? >> absolutely. >> general dempsey, we did a word count. something like 37 mentions of afghanistan in an eight-hour hearing. more than 130 mentions of israel. do you think that the questioning was not directed in the right place? >> well, i was somewhat surprised at the things that weren't discussed in depth. but i'm always concerned when afghanistan isn't prominent in any conversation we're having as americans because we have 68,000 young men and women serving there. >> are you confident of chuck hagel? have you spent time with him? you g
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, and this is "now." >> today chuck hagel, nominee for secretary of defense, began his confirmation hearings by running a mine field set by members of his own party beginning with senator james inhoff, republicans set their traps, some of which didn't even have the right bait. >> in 2001 you were one of four senators who refused to sign the letter supporting israel. are those accurate? >> i want to ask the letter that you just noted in your fifth point. what was the date in the letter? >> the date? >> you said i refused to sign a letter. >> it was october of 2001. >> a letter to? >> okay. skip that one. are the other ones true? >> it is fairly important. >> thinly vailed as an exploration of his foreign policy positions, the game was more gotcha than global strategy. >> but i'll -- >> sdeshs your judgment as to whether you were right or wrong about the search. >> i'll explain why i made those comments. >> i want to know if they were right or wrong. that's a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> if you would like me to explain why. >> i actually would like an answer. yes or n
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like an answer yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. >> outstanding defense secretary leon panetta and joint chief chairman martin dempsey on the hagel hearings, hospitals and benghazi. >> this is not 911. you can't call in two minutes and expect a team in place. >> then the president's agenda. >> comprehensive immigration reform. prevent something like newtown hopefully from happening again. >> what about jobs? with former obama policy adviser meld barnes, former labor secretary elaine chao, mvp super bowl xl hines ward. i'm candy crowley and this is "state of the union." joining me now leon panetta secretary of defense and martin dempsey, chairman of the chief joint of staff. i want to play you a little of the hearings. >> as to the iranians red line persian gulf, some of the iranian questions you asked. i support the president's strong position on containment. by the way, i've just been handed a note that i misspoke. we don't have a position on containment. >> just to make sure your correction is clear. we do have a position on containment, which is we do
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what's a hit that's too hard. in football, defensive backs are taught to separate the wide receivers from the ball. that requires a lot of contact. we certainly don't want to see guys hurt. we certainly want safety to be a priority. but you have to understand the nature of the game. i think when you're a police officer, you understand what your job is. when you're a fireman, you understand what your job is. there are hazards and risks that go with it. when you sign that contract and put a uniform on, you may wind up waking up like i do every morning taking a lot more time out to get out of bed to make sure all the sore parts get working in the right way. >> joe theismann, thanks for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >>> and on the eve of super bowl xlvii, cnn is live in new orleans with our take on the biggest sporting event in the country. what it means to the city, how it became such a cultural phenomenon, and more. we welcome rachel nicholls as she hosts "kickoff in new orleans," a cnn bleacher report special, this afternoon 4:00 p.m. eastern. >>> should a religious school p
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loaded tax system. and obama's pick for defense secretary goes before the senate ahead of a potentially heated confirmation hearing for the vocal protests coming from the israeli lobby. is four pm here in moscow seven am in washington you're watching our team with me and use now a straight to our top story this hour the arab league have slammed israel for its alleged strikes inside syria with the organization describing it as flagrant aggression and a glaring violation of syria's sovereignty that's what officials in moscow say that if the attack is confirmed it would be an abuse of the u.n. charter leaders in damascus claim that the deadly bombing raid destroyed a military research center near the capital it follows multiple failed attempts by rebel groups to storm the complex more on that now from archies call this leader. if indeed this israeli military strike inside syria is confirmed moscow has condemned it in the strongest possible terms saying that it was unprovoked and it was a strike against a sovereign state that is in violation of international law and is unacceptable now what
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. prepares to decide on whether child hago will become the new defense secretary later this hour we'll look at why his candidacy is annoying israeli lobby. as french and malian forces make more gains in the battle against islamist rebels in the african country concerns are growing over how the conflict is being sought while human rights groups and in a panic activists are raising the alarm over the information blackout on the number of civilian casualties during the french led intervention on the western backed troops are now being accused of war crimes in the towns liberated by the french army there is also a growing sense of revenge well the food is that we are showing you now here is apparently filmed by an amateur camera man shows a mob attacking and mutilating the corpse of a young man while the crowd suspected him of two as law medicine other images are too graphic to show in full local record and sell one show told r.t. more about atrocities reportedly taking place across the country. dinny moving north we find reports of extrajudicial killings and evidence of him all crimes we
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become the new defense secretary later this hour we'll look at why his candidacy is annoying israeli lobbyists. in mali concerns are growing over how the french government forces are waging the war against islam it's rebels human rights groups and a pad of activists are raising the alarm over the information blackout on the number of civilian casualties during the french led intervention and a western backed troops are now being accused of war crimes charges go hold of exclusive images allegedly showing government forces atrocities local journalist has this report as we continue moving north we find reports of extrajudicial killings and evidence of crimes we have heard of the murder of a few citizens by mali and soldiers in the town of silver not only did they kill them they shove their bodies into the drinking water well ok to be in the center of the town like the rest of the population watch rules are hearing of cases where people are being prosecuted for trying to earn a living under the rule of militants sixteen year old adama says he was unknowingly employed as a cook and butler
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nominations as the u.s. senate prepares to decide whether to talk hagel will become the new defense secretary later this hour we'll look at why his candidacy is annoying as well and bob yes. now our team has secured exclusive images allegedly selling atrocities by france backed government forces in mali as they continue their advance against islamist rebels we also spoke to a local reporter gonzalo watcha who told us what he saw on the ground. as we continue moving north we find reports of extrajudicial killings and evidence of war crimes we have heard of the murder of a few citizens by mali and soldiers in the town of survivor not only did they kill them they shove their bodies into the drinking water well located in the center of the town making the rest of the population watch rules are hearing of cases where people are being prosecuted for trying to earn a living under the ruling militants sixteen year old adama says he was unknowingly employed as a cook and butler by jihadists and is now being accused of terrorism. after i stopped working as a cook in the town of do when i went
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bloated tax system. and obama's pick for defense secretary goes before the senate had a potentially heated confirmation hearing with a vocal protest coming from biggest rally valby. it's five pm in moscow you're with are with me and you so now my good to have you with us our top story this hour the arab league have slammed israel for its alleged strikes inside syria with the organization the organization describing it as flagrant aggression and a glaring violation of syria's sovereignty while officials in moscow say that if the attack is confirmed it will be an abuse of the u.n. charter leaders in damascus claim that the deadly bombing raid destroyed a military research center near the capital it follows multiple failed attempts by rebel groups to storm the complex more on that now from our cheese fall asleep. if indeed this israeli military strike inside syria is concerned moscow has condemned it in the strongest possible terms saying that it was unprovoked and it was a strike against a sovereign state that is in violation of international law and is unacceptable now what we unders
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reversed himself calling the fence a legitimate act of self defense. now as far as his present views which he shared during his confirmation hearing last week on a range he said although the u.s. favors diplomacy but washington will act to prevent iran from getting the nuclear weapon whether it's a preventive action could mean war he did not clarify that he was cautious speaking about syria and that caution is reflective of the white house becoming seemingly more aware of the challenges there in the threats behind a military intervention but it's worth noting that he may ask if there were any conditions under which you would support u.s. or nato led airstrikes on the syrian military john kerry said quote unquote sure but before that in march he also said bombing syria would not be the right thing to do so it's not necessarily a flip flop but you could see that he's actions and views can go either way during the confirmation hearing we've heard john kerry pretty much channel the new message that the obama administration is trying to convey and that is president obama's own words were
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. cabinet nominees as the u.s. says here is to decide whether chuck hagel will become the new defense secretary later this hour we'll look at why his candidacy is annoying israeli lobbyists. in mali concerns are growing over how the french government forces are waging the war against islam it's rebels human rights groups and independent activists are raising the alarm over the information blackout on the number of civilian casualties during the french led intervention and a western backed troops are now being accused of war crimes are to go hold of exclusive images allegedly showing government forces atrocities local journalist has this report as we continue moving north we find reports of extrajudicial killings and evidence of crimes we have heard of the murder of a few citizens by mali and soldiers in the town of saddam not only did they kill them they shove their bodies into the drinking water well ok but in the center of the town like in the rest of the population watch rules are hearing of cases where people are being prosecuted for trying to earn a living under the rule of milit
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defense secretary later this hour we'll look at why his candidacy as annoying is rolling bob yes. now our team has secured exclusive images allegedly showing atrocities by france back government forces in mali as they continue their advance against islamist rebels we also spoke to a local reporter gonzalo wazza who told us what he saw on the ground. as we continue moving north and find reports of extrajudicial killings and evidence of who will crimes we have heard of the murder of a few citizens by mali and soldiers in the town of survive not only did they kill them they shove their bodies into the drinking water well located in the center of the town making the rest of the population watch rules are hearing of cases where people are being prosecuted for trying to earn a living under the ruling militants sixteen year old adama says he was unknowingly employed as a cook and butler by jihadists and is now being accused of terrorism. after i stopped working as a cook in the town of do when i went to survey where there i met an old man and i asked him for a drink of water he said that he
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take robert gates who was secretary of defense until the day before yesterday he was part of this operation in the pentagon today you still have somebody in the top five or six michael vickers in the department who actually participated in creating al qaida it's the cia arab legion but at the same time those who have been gone for over a year vickers i think is still there unless i'm going out and that it can happen at a gate well i was i was panetta gates of course but he was he's been there and he presided over the beginning of these these operations with libya and so forth but but take michael because anyway the other interesting point is with the state department get down to the level of sort of technical failures the visa for mood talab the christmas day bomber over detroit if his visa had been pulled he could not have boarded that plane he couldn't have gotten onto the plane for the united states and the state department are the ones who failed to do that so if we look at her record it's a story of failure on multiple points and nevertheless this is balanced by this amazing
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already bloated tax system. and obama's pick for defense secretary goes before the senate as a confirmation hearing starts with vocal protest already coming from the israeli lobby. it's seven pm here in moscow this is our chief coming to you live on many sonali with our top story this hour and syria says it may take action against israel after its fighter jets reportedly violated syria saw frontier and bombed a military research complex close to damascus meanwhile diplomats in syria from the wrong say that the attack holds significant implications for israel paul the slayer is in tel aviv with details. we are hearing from syria that israel did launch a military strike inside their country israel has not commented neither confirming nor denying these reports the syrian ambassador to lebanon did say that it was not clear when ever tell you would happen and that it was up to the powers that be to decide on such decisive action but he did say that it was an option and that it was and would be a surprise now the iranian deputy foreign minister has also stated that this israeli attac
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have is that he is being nominated for the wrong job to carry out those positions his defense secretary if he is a if he. is it his approach to be his defense secretary he will not be the person in charge of creating or implementing strategies of iran or any other foreign policy issue. he will be he will be at the defense department doing quintessentially defense secretary things in this environment which is to cut the budget and try to keep the united states out of another war now that peace to try to keep the united states out of another war could have impact here but the problem is he what he could potentially try to keep united states out of another war without being able to either to offer a vision for another way to deal with this challenge the islamic republic poses a real challenge for the united states and a real challenge to israel in the region that challenges to significantly constrain both the united states and israel as preferred strategy for the region which is to project force whenever wherever and whatever degree we want unilaterally the islamic republic of ir
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foreign ministry so strongly supports your nomination to be secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult enough time with american politics. >> i want to know if you were right or wrong. that's a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> those who cried appease, appease are hanged by those they tried to please. >> it's a fundamental difference of opinion. >> appeasing our adversaries while shunning our friends. >> do you believe that all options should be on the table when we confront iran? >> absolutely. >> the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer. >> well, let the record show you refused to answer that question. >>> and we begin with clashes on capitol hill with president obama's second-term cabinet facing its first real fight. the confirmation for chuck hagel has just resumed. hagel is again being grilled by his former senate colleagues to be the next secretary of defense. earlier no one brought the heat like hagel's self-described old friend john mccain. >> were you correct i
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stuff. >> the defense cemetery has said any exceptions will have to get approved by him. the implication is there are going to move fairly dramatically in this direction. do you have any concerns right now about what they have said so far about basically opening up all of these specialities to women? >> if they do that, they're going to have a fight on their hands. we do have that responsibility. if it means introducing legislation, that is one thing. we can be reasonable with them. the originally talked about 2016 when they would get the recommendation. >> they said there would be a need for legislation. it implied that you did have specific issues that there were parts of this that you do object to. what we would like to know is are there specific part of women and in combat in which you think they should not be serving? >> when they talk about the infantry officers activity. there are two women who tried to go through that program. they were unable to do so. it is just resembled that they will use their experience in passed to know what women can and cannot do and should a
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defense. hagel faces questions from the 26-member panel and at least three republicans on this committee have already said they won't support him including the ranking senator james inhofe. he made that clear in his opening statement. now it is extremely rare for presidential nominees not to be confirmed, are and are senator dick durbin, the senate whip, said all 55 members of the senate democratic caucus will vote for him. so, in order to break the filibuster, he'd need the support of just five republicans. and one republican senator, thad cochrane, has expressed his support. let's bring in "time" magazine's assistant med tore and "washington post" columnist and msnbc contributor. we've already gotten a little preview as we heard from inhofe what some of the discussion is going to be about. what are you looking for here, e.j.? >> first of all, i think hagel is actually in pretty good shape. i think a critical event in this whole battle was when he met with senator chuck schumer and schumer gave his blessing, endorsed hagel. i think the one issue that could give energy to the opposition
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military operation to local troops. and obama's pick for defense secretary goes before the senate as a confirmation hearing starts with vocal protests already coming from the israeli lobby. that one i'll get to in the british taxpayers cry fall amid revelations of bad dog duty hikes with a complicating what some say is an already bloated tax system. you're watching r t a y from moscow with me to bomb would say it's good to have you with us syria says it may take action against israel after his fighter jets reportedly violated syria's sovan t. and bombed a military research complex christian damascus meanwhile diplomats in syria's friendly iran say that. the attack whole significant implications for israel arches policy is in tel aviv with more details now we are hearing from syria that israel did launch a military strike inside their country israel has not commented neither confirming nor denying these reports the syrian ambassador to lebanon did say that it was not clear when ever tell you would happen and that it was up to the powers that be to decide on such decisive action but he
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bloated tax system. and obama's pick for defense secretary goes before the senate ahead of a potentially heated confirmation hearing for the vocal protests coming from the israeli valby. live from our studios in moscow you're watching archie with me and he said now our top story this hour syria says it may take action against israel after its fighter jets reportedly finally did syria's sovereignty and bombs a military research complex close to damascus meanwhile diplomats in the wrong say that the alleged attack hold significant implications for israel let's get more details on this margin call us leader in television she joins us live paula what exactly have officials both in damascus and tehran said does it look like full scale combat action is just around the corner here. but it certainly is looking that way in. certainly what we are hearing is that syria and iran are threatening if we tell you action against israel if indeed these attacks prove true now we are hearing from syria that israel did launch a military strike inside their country israel has not commented neither confirming
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defense is concerned, there's a lot of people that could do that. one of them i think is senator chuck hagel. >> but yesterday the air in the hearing room was thick. maybe it was bitterness. we don't know. mccain may feel about his old friend as mccain hammered hagel for the opposition to the 2007 troop surge in iraq. >> were you correct or incorrect, yes or no? >> my reference to the surge being -- >> are you going to anxious the question, senator hagel? the question is, were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. >> well, i'm not going to give you a -- a yes-or-no answer on a lot of things. >> let the record show you refused to answer that question. >> by the way, incoming secretary of state john kerry who glided through his nomination hearing was also opposed to the iraq surge. republican senators who hadn't much criticized hagel before the hearing rushed to do so during and after it. florida's marco rubio said he would not support him. lindsey graham said it's not looking good. alabama's jeff sessions called himself uneasy about hagel's answers. but is
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weapons. john glenn was on it, lee hamilton, james woolsey, they had access to the defense department secret documents and information and they came out with quite a different view. let me point out some of the things they came up with. they said maintain the triad. they said maintain tactical nuclear weapons. they recommended no change in the alert status. the defense department's nuclear posture review under president obama and secretary gates found the alert status should not be altered. they fundamentally found a need for nuclear-weapons. that's the point. your commission basically says it undermines their request for nuclear-weapons. i will give you a chance to respond. global zero foresaw this argument before your report was issued. they said "the conditions that might make possible the global elimination of nuclear weapons are not present today and their creation would require a fundamental transformation of the world political order. that's a very strong statement and i think it was aimed at this idea that it is practical and realistic for us to expect the world is going to mo
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defense, i think particularly and maybe nuclear issue also. he was not consulting with the american people, he did not tell congress what he wanted to do but he was willing to discuss it with the russian leaders. i'm asking you, will you comply with the treaty-making matters? if these agreements are significant military liquor i believe they should be -- militarily believe they should be done by treaty and not by two leaders. >> i would commit to fulfilling any treaty obligations and commitments to congress and any conversations that congress has to be a part of, absolutely. >> i'm not sure that answers the question. congress is concerned about these negotiations going on. we don't have the -- the president made it clear that he believes in zero nuclear weapons. that is his policy for america. i think it is utterly unrealistic and that is amazing to me. that could lead us to unwise decision making. congress has a responsibility to the american people to ensure national defense. we need to know and have you share those negotiations with us and changes that impact our security relatio
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you. and then the president's new pick for secretary of defense implodz at his confirmation >> laura: in the impact segment tonight, nor bad news for the u.s. economy. the january jobs report came out today and the unemployment rate is back on the rise. climbing a tenth of a point to 7.9%. and even though the economy added 157,000 new jobs. nearly 23 million americans are still out of work or stuck in part-time jobs. here now with reaction fox news contributor, gary b. smith and joining us from new york is david callahan a senior fellow at demos which is a progressive think tank. all right, gentlemen. let's start with you this on the surface the stock market is rocking up to 14,000. don't you wish put more money in the market this month. this labor participation rate is hovering at an all-time low last 30 years. tell us what's going on in these jobs? >> dichotomy by the market which is owned by the obama 1%. in this case 5%. and the average investor has missed most of that move. we have taken it out in the depths of 2008 and not gotten back. in fortunately for people in the
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think so. one reason i don't envy the path facing our second secretary of defense. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast wherever you are. i dropped the itch. free yourself from embarrassing scalp itch. drop the itch with maximum strength scalpicin®. also available scalpicin® 2 in 1, itch relief plus dandruff control. >> jennifer: all right. let's head down to los angeles and see what cenk uygur and "the young turks" have in store. >> i have some strong feelings about the hearings in the senate about gun control. >> jennifer: i'm shocked. >> i know. but we have two great guests on a former gun lobbyist for the nra who turned on them. he'll explain that today on the show. and then we have a form nra member who quit in disgust over the position the nra is holding on these gun-control legislation, because they are way too extreme. and then we have a story about how the city of oakland is spending so much more money on the raiders than they are on cops, and the results that is ha
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fierce fight for defense nominee chuck hagel battling critics from his own party. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect, yes or no? >> my reference to this -- >> the question is, were you right or wrong? that is straightforward question. i would like you to answer right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer. >> let the record show he refuses to answer the question. >> i'm a supporter of israel. i said in some cases i am a strong supporter of israel. i think it's in my book we have a special relationship with israel. >> name one person who has intimidated by the israeli lobby in the united states senate. >> first. >> name one. >> i don't know. >> why would you say it. >> i didn't have in mind a specific person. >> do you agree that it's a provocative statement, that i can't think of a more provocative thing to say about the relationship between united states and israel and the senate and congress i
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Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm EST
does it matter? >> dana: in defense of the media trainer, this guy proved just because you play football does not mean you also have a brain. nor a heart. i don't believe him for a second he had a change of heart. he had a worry his pocketbook would be emptied out and he would get fired from the team. i will blame the p.r. people for putting him out there in first place. you don't need everybody doing interviews. pick four people, make sure they are the best people. you shouldn't tell somebody by the way, don't disparage an entire group of people in your interview about gays. like why you have to media train somebody for that? >> andrea: if there was a gay player on his team, how would the player feel knowing on game day this is the way the other player feels. >> bob: get back to this point. one thing 49ers should make clear to the players don't talk about gays in san francisco! i mean, c'mon, man. this guy is homophobic. no question. he doesn't like gay people. he had no change of heart. threat of his wallet. >> andrea: speaking of p.r. decision, dan marry know, a -- dan marino
PBS
Jan 31, 2013 1:00am PST
the economy. >> reporter: last quarter, defense spending fell off the fiscal cliff. as lawmakers bickered, manufacturers who make things for the pentagon cut back production sharply-- defense spending fell 22% in the latest g.d.p. report, tipping the economy into the red. >> certainly manufacturers are pulling back and i think this is a bit of a wake up call that these cuts are real and that they have real effects on the economy. >> reporter: economists and markets did not panic over the drop into the red, because the economy is still showing signs of solid growth. businesses are still buying equipment and software. housing continues to bounce back. and consumer spending held up well, expanding at an annual rate of 2.2%. >> so if you look through some of the volatile components, demand underneath was solid and it doesn't suggest the economy is losing momentum. so a scary headline number isn't as bad as it seems when you look underneath. >> reporter: and that's what economists say federal reserve policy makers did. after studying the economy for two days, chairman ben bernanke and
RT
Jan 31, 2013 12:00am EST
prepares to decide on whether chuck hagel will become the new defense secretary will look at why to be the most controversial pentagon chief in recent years. the british government's raises twice as many taxes as a cut as a new study shows how a shelling out billions in revenues from people's pockets. is not am in the russian capital you're watching r t with me marina josh welcome to the program. now as french and malian forces make more gains in the battle against islamist rebels in the african country concerns are growing over how the conflict is being fought human rights groups and a pan and activists are raising the alarm over the information blackout on the number of civilian casualties during the french led intervention and the western backed troops are now being increasingly accused of war crimes now in the towns liberated by the french army there is also a growing sense of revenge the food filmed by an amateur cameraman apparently shows a mob attacking and mutilating the corpse of a young man whom the crowd suspects of links to islamist local reporter told r.t. about atrocities rep
RT
Jan 31, 2013 12:00am EST
decide whether chuck hagel will become the new defense secretary will look at why to be the most controversial pentagon chief and recent years. the british government raises twice as many taxes as a cut as a new study shows how shelling out billions of revenues from people's pockets. it is not i am in the russian capital you're watching r t with me marina joshie welcome to the program. now as french and malian forces make more gains in the battle against islamist rebels in the african country concerns are growing over how the conflict is being fought human rights groups and upin and activists are raising the alarm over the information blackout of the number of civilian casualties during the french led intervention and the western backed troops are now being increasingly accused of war crimes now in the towns liberated by the french army there is also a growing sense of revenge the food filmed by an amateur cameraman apparently shows a mob attacking and mutilating the corpse of a young man whom the crowd suspects of lengths to islamist local reporter gonzalo wants to told r.t. abo
RT
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm EST
talking about hunting or for self-defense you know there's a ton of people whose lives are saved just like this guy in the wheelchair the other day had a home intruder he was able to fend them off because he had to get all that stuff this is are the guns in a home are having a gun in the home is more likely to be used against somebody in the home than it is against it in a trooper number one number two i agree with you you don't have to own a gun already i think that i don't know a little bit to stick there but i feel that's not the point by the way that's only part of the c.d.c. says with what the body let's then let's them would you agree with this news on a common sense research which includes deaths would you would you agree with me on a common sense impression as recently says the reason why we register cars require liability for car insurance cars for cars and car owners and car drivers and license car drivers is because they're capable of killing people why is it a public group and capable of killing people and why is it that it was one hundred twenty five one hundred twenty si
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